Valentina Iosifovna Ramm

Soviet violinist, editor, lecturer, singer, writer and composer, born in Kharkov, Ukraine, October 22, 1888, died in Moscow, 3 July, 1968. She studied the violin under K. Zitt and harmony and counterpoint under S. Krell at the Leipzig Conservatory, graduating in 1908. At the same time she studied singing under B. Heidiger. After 1908 she worked in Rostov-on-the-Don, singing and teaching singing. She returned to Moscow and attended classes in composition given by M. Gnesin. From 1928 to 1929 she was secretary of the Association of Chamber Music and taught singing at the A. Scriabin music school. From 1930 to 1932 she was an editor for Muzgiz music publishers and director of a society of young composers and from 1938 to 1940, editor of a record company. She lectured at the Kirov Music School from 1941 to 1943. She wrote articles on the history of song and song in civil strife and translated two of Bach0s cantatas and over 100 songs.

            Works for wind orchestra

  • Slavyanski marsh (1941)

  • Torzhestvennie marsh (1945)